Maximising the Potential of Matrix Organisations

The matrix organization evolved from the need to do more with less in a metric-driven workplace and the imperative to be more agile in a VUCA world.

This half day overview course examines the unique characteristics of the Matrix Organization and shares insight from best practices on how to reap the full benefits of a matrix structure.

Course Objectives:

After this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the development of the matrix structure in organisations
  • Appreciate the benefits and challenges facing the matrix organization
  • Apply organisational development levers to enhance the effectiveness of the matrix structure

Workshop Outline:

  • Shifts in the global workplace
  • The development of the Matrix Organization
  • Organising principles of the Matrix Organization
  • Benefits of the Matrix
  • Challenges and causes of conflict with the Matrix Approach
  • Organisational support for the matrix
  • Decision-making: Making the Matrix work
  • Learning support for the matrix
  • Five L&D solutions for Matrix Effectiveness

Target Audience:

The programme is designed for managers and decision-makers who are deployed in a matrix structure or who desire to implement such a structure to reap the inherent benefits of such a structure.

Training Methodology:

The Workshop will be activity-based and interactive with experiential and accelerated learning. Participants will be fully engaged for optimal learning and maximum results.